Close to the Jardin...Far from Ordinary

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Last updated: 11/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Casa Buena Ventura is an awe-inspiring Pedro Urquiza designed home just a few short blocks from the Jardin. Walk to virtually all of San Miguel’s wonderful restaurants, shops, bakeries and food markets.

As you enter the property, you will encounter the lovely landscaped garden highlighted by a magnificent papaya tree and calming fountain. You enter the house via the indoor/outdoor loggia, where you can open the large glass doors overlooking the garden to enjoy the San Miguel weather or close them and start a cozy fire in the winter.

Entering the living room, you will be enthralled by the beautifully stenciled 30 foot church-like ceilings and arches. The mirrored fireplace and curved staircase to the second level complete the sense of grandeur found nowhere else in San Miguel. The dining area flows smoothly from the living area and seats eight comfortably at its custom glass and cantera table. It opens to the spacious fully tiled colonial-style kitchen with copper sink and accents, outfitted with a custom mesquite island and everything a cook could want, including colonial style burners, modern refrigerator and wall ovens, and Calphalon cookware.

Upstairs, the catwalk leads you to two guest bedrooms having, respectively, an iron queen-sized draped canopy bed and an iron king-sized bed. They share a lovely bath with a tiled shower and a large ocular window for light. In addition, each guest bedroom has its own hand-carved cantera sink and mirror for the convenience of the guests. A few steps down the catwalk, just outside the master suite, is an open loft office area overlooking the living room below. The master suite features a sumptuous iron king-sized canopy bed, a custom mirrored dressing table, and a large gas fireplace providing comfort and ambiance. The master suite is completed by a large closet with built-in dressers and a large tiled double-sink bathroom with spectacular mountain views. Each of the three bedrooms features comfortable mattresses, heated mattress pads, and premium down duvets and bed linens and opens to a balcony overlooking the garden.

The rooftop sala and lounging areas provide a magnificent view of the western panorama of San Miguel and the Guanajuato Mountains, providing the perfect place for curling up with a good book or enjoying a margarita while watching the sun set. To the east is the top of the Parroquia, where fireworks displays often light the sky.

Casa Buena Ventura provides maid, cooking and gardening services three days a week and is the perfect choice for visitors to San Miguel who want a unique experience to remember for a lifetime.

Keywords: House, Centro, Garden, Location, View


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Walk to restaurants, bakeries and shops. Five minute walk to Jardin.


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 11/27/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: My wife is a lawyer in a large Texas based firm. I am a bit of an entrepreneur and sometime inventor. We both love to travel.

Why the Owner Chose Centro:
My wife and I first came to San Miguel fifteen years ago and have been coming down from Austin every year since. We share time between our two homes. Austin for work, family and friends and San Miguel to escape from them...and the hot Texas summers.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Casa Buena Ventura is an easy five minute walk to the Jardin and the many festivals that take place in San Miguel. Restaurants and shops are literally around the corner. The thirty foot ceilings provide the grandeur for parties while the loggia overlooking the beautiful garden is the place to relax.

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  • 30 Foot Ceilings

    30 Foot Ceilings

  • More Living Room

    More Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Loggia Overlooking Garden

    Loggia Overlooking Garden

  • More Garden

    More Garden

  • Guest Bedroom (Queen)

    Guest Bedroom (Queen)

  • Master Bedroom (King)

    Master Bedroom (King)

  • More Master Bedroom

    More Master Bedroom

  • View from Loft/Office

    View from Loft/Office

  • Rooftop View Sala

    Rooftop View Sala

  • San MiguelParroquia

    San MiguelParroquia

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Reflection in Fireplace Mirror

    Reflection in Fireplace Mirror

  • Downstairs Bath

    Downstairs Bath

  • Garden with Outdoor Dining

    Garden with Outdoor Dining

  • Garden Fountain

    Garden Fountain

  • Guest Bedroom (King)

    Guest Bedroom (King)

  • Master Bedroom Fireplace

    Master Bedroom Fireplace

  • Loft Office overlooking Living Room

    Loft Office overlooking Living Room

  • Fabulous Chef's Kitchen

    Fabulous Chef's Kitchen

  • More Sunset Views

    More Sunset Views

  • Mariachis in the Jardin

    Mariachis in the Jardin

VRBO #375619

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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